Robert Reed Riddle
October 29, 1936 ~ April 5, 2016
Robert Reed Riddle, 79, Sioux Falls, went Home to his Savior at the Sioux Falls Veterans Hospital palliative care unit April 5, 2016.
Family visitation will be 5-7pm Monday, April 11, 2016, at Heartland Funeral Home, with a short prayer service at 7pm. Memorial services will be 1pm, Tuesday, April 12, at Heartland Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Hills of Rest Memorial Park, Sioux Falls, with Full Military Honors.
Robert Reed was born October 29, 1936, to Harold and Ethel (Kitterman) Riddle, in Huron, and raised near Doland. Bob graduated from Doland High in 1954. After high school, Bob drove school bus and owned and operated Riddle’s Standard Service in Doland, S.D. before serving in the Air Force from 1959-1963. Bob married Marlys Rose in 1966. He drove truck, owned Riddle Bros. Trucking, with his brother Daryl, and later owned Robert Riddle Trucking. He also owned a gravel hauling business.
Bob was passionate about hunting and fishing and was involved in Ducks Unlimited for many years. Bob and Marly started spending their winters in Harlingen, TX about ten years ago and spent their summers at Brant Lake, near Chester, SD.
Bob is survived by his wife of 50 years, Marly, Sioux Falls; three children, Christina Riddle, Sioux Falls, Mike (Marsha) Peterson, Sioux Falls, and Sherry Peters, Howard; six grandchildren, four siblings, Daryl (Dianne) Riddle, Sioux Falls, Don Riddle, Denver, CO, Jan (Mickey) Riddle, Sioux Falls, and Patricia Riddle Thompson, Rockland, MA.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Ethel (Kitterman) Riddle; sister-in-law, Laverne Riddle; brother-in-law, Dan Thompson; and two wives, Carol Riddle and Dee Riddle.
Bob supported his daughter Christina’s involvement in Faith Family Church’s Target X Children’s bus ministry. So in lieu of flowers please send donations in memory of Bob Riddle to Faith Family Church, 127 N Spring Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104.